Enhancing Neuronal Firing Activity by Melanopsin Overexpression (image) Hong Kong University of Science and Technology Share Print E-Mail Caption Enhancing neuronal firing activity by melanopsin overexpression in the retina promotes axon regeneration after the optic nerve injury comparing with GFP overexpression. Silencing neurons by using Kir2.1 blocks the induced regeneration. Credit Division of Life Science, HKUST Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.